These quick, easy recipes taste like they took all day thanks to the slow-cooker.
Cost per serving: $3.63
Fire up your slow cooker in the morning and you can have a Cajun feast by day's end.
Recipe: Easy Slow-Cooker Jambalaya
Cost per serving: $1.86
Chicken sausage is naturally low in fat and calories, but you won’t sacrifice flavor or heartiness by pairing it with garbanzo beans and fresh escarole in this delicious recipe.
See recipe: Sausage with Beans and Escarole
Cost per serving: $2.86
This stuffing recipe is a great addition to any Thanksgiving dinner, and the leftovers taste just as good in sandwiches the next day! Save time by completing steps one through three up to a day ahead. Then cover and refrigerate the wild rice and mushroom mixture, and store the toasted bread cubes in an airtight container at room temperature.
See recipe: Slow-Cooker Wild Rice and Mushroom Stuffing
Cost per serving: $1.43
You can give the sauce even more flavor by stirring in ¼ cup chopped fresh basil or sprinkling with grated Parmesan.
See recipe: Slow-Cooker Eggplant Tomato Sauce with Pasta
Cost per Serving: $2.50
This recipe is a great way to make use of all those gorgeous bell peppers you see around this time of year but have no idea what to do with. It’s also an easy lunch that everyone will enjoy.
See recipe: Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches